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Okay, Wellington is not flat! But if you want to get out and about, then I can recommend a stroll, a cycle, or even a roller-blade along Wellington's waterfront. On a good day (when the wind is not ...
Enjoy a night at the opera under the stars with magnificent views of Sydney Harbour or visit Australia’s most famous man-made icon and birthplace of Australian Opera, the Sydney Opera House. While ...
If you want to do a spot of touring you can’t find a drive much better than Victoria’s Great Ocean Road . Famous for its steep inclines, spectacular views, Bells Beach and the Twelve Apostles , ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2012
Thanks to its natural good looks, harbour location and reputation for quality ingredients, Sydney is the city to enjoy a memorable meal with a view. From world class dining to Sydney ’s best fish ...
Written by Kyle, USA, February 2013
Set at the end of a 5-mile long peninsula, Cape Kidnappers is arguably one of the most scenic points found along the North Island’s rugged east coast. Despite being only 12 miles from the city of ...
Written by Jeff, Australia, October 2010
One of Sydney's most famous walks is from The Spit to Manly. You will traverse many bays, headlands and beaches on your way from the beautiful Clontarf Beach to the Manly Harbour beach via Grotto ...
Written by RobC, New Zealand, October 2010
Hobart's waterfront area, including Constitution Dock and Salamanca Place, is easily the most tranquil and beautiful I've seen anywhere. The fact that the heart of the city is right at the water's ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2011
Messing about on the water is positively encouraged in Sydney and there’s no end of activities on offer to help you do just that. We dipped our toe in to bring you the best of the wet. ...
Written by Kyle, USA, December 2012
Since the holiday takes place during the middle of summer, many of the New Year’s Eve events in Auckland draw revelers outdoors to celebrate the festivities. One of the most popular tour options ...
Written by Chou Fleur, Australia, October 2010
Strahan, a picturesque fishing village is a must visit when traveling to Tasmania. Things to do are a visit to Sarah Island with its dubious reputation of being the worst convict prison in Australia ...
There are many ways to cruise on Sydney Harbour , from a simple ferry trip across the water to wining and dining in style on a luxury super yacht. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken ...
Fort Denison, Shark, Clark, Rodd, Goat and Cockatoo are all islands in Sydney Harbour . Easily accessed by ferry from the city center, these islands have great cultural and historical significance. ...
Written by Emma, Australia, September 2011
1. Blue Mountains
This World Heritage listed forest is only two hours west of Sydney .
Its sandstone gorges and peaks are dense with eucalypts whose oil
reacts with the air to create the ...
offers unique opportunities to explore the incredible diversity of life
that lives in its surrounding ocean. In no other single country in the
world can you dive with whale sharks and ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, February 2012
Take to the exotic and natural beauty of New Zealand , via Paihia , for an adventure of a lifetime. With the Bay of Islands and Hole in the Rock Scenic Helicopter Tour , you will soar over Cape ...
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